El Salvador - Income distribution

Income share held by second 20%

The value for Income share held by second 20% in El Salvador was 11.00 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11.00 in 2017 and a minimum value of 7.00 in 1998.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 7.40
1995 8.40
1996 8.10
1998 7.00
1999 7.70
2000 7.80
2001 7.80
2002 7.60
2003 8.10
2004 8.80
2005 8.60
2006 9.30
2007 9.40
2008 8.80
2009 9.20
2010 9.60
2011 10.00
2012 10.20
2013 9.80
2014 10.20
2015 10.50
2016 10.60
2017 11.00

Income share held by third 20%

The value for Income share held by third 20% in El Salvador was 15.70 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 15.70 in 2017 and a minimum value of 12.30 in 1991.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 12.30
1995 13.10
1996 12.80
1998 12.60
1999 12.90
2000 12.70
2001 12.80
2002 12.70
2003 13.40
2004 13.60
2005 13.30
2006 13.80
2007 13.70
2008 13.30
2009 13.80
2010 14.40
2011 14.50
2012 14.70
2013 14.30
2014 14.70
2015 14.80
2016 15.20
2017 15.70

Income share held by fourth 20%

The value for Income share held by fourth 20% in El Salvador was 22.20 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.20 in 2017 and a minimum value of 20.10 in 1991.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 20.10
1995 20.20
1996 20.20
1998 20.80
1999 21.30
2000 20.50
2001 20.90
2002 20.90
2003 21.60
2004 21.60
2005 21.00
2006 20.80
2007 20.50
2008 20.80
2009 20.50
2010 21.50
2011 21.30
2012 21.30
2013 20.70
2014 21.40
2015 21.40
2016 21.90
2017 22.20

Income share held by highest 20%

The value for Income share held by highest 20% in El Salvador was 44.70 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57.60 in 1991 and a minimum value of 44.70 in 2017.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 57.60
1995 54.50
1996 55.50
1998 57.50
1999 55.70
2000 55.80
2001 55.50
2002 55.70
2003 54.10
2004 52.30
2005 53.20
2006 51.30
2007 51.20
2008 52.50
2009 51.60
2010 49.40
2011 48.70
2012 48.20
2013 49.60
2014 48.00
2015 47.20
2016 46.40
2017 44.70

Income share held by highest 10%

The value for Income share held by highest 10% in El Salvador was 29.10 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 41.40 in 1991 and a minimum value of 29.10 in 2017.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 41.40
1995 38.80
1996 39.40
1998 40.50
1999 38.60
2000 39.00
2001 38.60
2002 38.80
2003 37.20
2004 35.60
2005 36.80
2006 35.60
2007 35.70
2008 36.10
2009 36.00
2010 33.20
2011 32.80
2012 32.60
2013 34.20
2014 32.20
2015 31.80
2016 30.70
2017 29.10

Income share held by lowest 10%

The value for Income share held by lowest 10% in El Salvador was 2.50 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2.50 in 2017 and a minimum value of 0.40 in 1998.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 0.60
1995 1.10
1996 1.10
1998 0.40
1999 0.50
2000 1.00
2001 0.90
2002 0.90
2003 0.70
2004 1.10
2005 1.20
2006 1.70
2007 1.90
2008 1.70
2009 1.80
2010 1.90
2011 2.10
2012 2.20
2013 2.10
2014 2.20
2015 2.40
2016 2.30
2017 2.50

Income share held by lowest 20%

The value for Income share held by lowest 20% in El Salvador was 6.40 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6.40 in 2017 and a minimum value of 2.00 in 1998.

Definition: Percentage share of income or consumption is the share that accrues to subgroups of population indicated by deciles or quintiles. Percentage shares by quintile may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1991 2.60
1995 3.70
1996 3.50
1998 2.00
1999 2.50
2000 3.20
2001 3.10
2002 3.00
2003 2.80
2004 3.70
2005 3.80
2006 4.80
2007 5.20
2008 4.60
2009 4.90
2010 5.10
2011 5.60
2012 5.70
2013 5.50
2014 5.80
2015 6.10
2016 5.90
2017 6.40

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Income distribution